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Merritt Island

Great place to walk ,run and bike. There are lots of people who come on Sunday for a church service... read more

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Louise T
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Brampton, Canada
Merritt Island is the jewel of Welland

Best spot in Welland for those who love the outdoors Such a beautiful outdoor space, for biking... read more

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jp_westy29
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Welland, Canada
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All reviews peaceful walk welland canal great place to walk bike ride both sides paved path tucked away the heart of the city beautiful island cross country skiing enjoy the scenery small wildlife main st picnic tables beautiful place to visit different species little gem
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Reviewed yesterday

Great place to walk ,run and bike. There are lots of people who come on Sunday for a church service and the island is just an awesome park in the middle of the city, next to the canal. Lots of canoe, kayak etc. specialists too

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Louise T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best spot in Welland for those who love the outdoors Such a beautiful outdoor space, for biking, walking, running. Set along the historic Welland Canal it's a great place for a picnic. Family friendly with a great play park.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Merritt Island is a quiet getaway area in the heart of the city beside the old canal. There is a picnic area with public washrooms but the biggest attraction for me is the scenic trail that one can walk on and enjoy nature at its...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Rick G
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Merritt Island in Welland, Ontario is such a beautiful place to walk, bike, rollerblade, etc. I walk my dog and cycle there. It's truly a very picturesque place. I've seen a fawn there actually not hidden, amazing to see. It goes for miles and miles....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jan g
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

This little gem is tucked away behind the library/town hall and is so beautiful! It has a paved path, nature trails, a playground and is the greatest place for a family or even an individual to go to for a work out or a great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank primlota
Reviewed October 9, 2018

A great place to take the family of a different kind of hike. While right in the city it still makes you feel in the wilderness.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Marlon R
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Great place to talk a walk. Beautiful trails, trees, flowers and views of the old canal and river. Several trails that are paved or the more wild ones that are gravel. Both are a great experience. The trails are well marked as well as to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bruce K
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Is really nice next to the canal it's nice and clean it's a clear-path there's a good place for the kids to watch the birds are chirping it's close. I like the fact that you could ride your bike on the path and you're not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank j-annkilme67
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

With friends visiting from England who like walking we enjoyed a quiet walk on the Merritt Island walkway. The path is paved and very flat. The path is shared with cyclists so it is important to be aware of their presence. Unfortunately, some do not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Brian H
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Located between Welland Recreational Canal and Welland River this 4 km stretch is pace to visit all year round.

Date of experience: September 2018
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It has free parking. Just go behind city hall and follow the road, it ends at Merritt Island.
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